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Mawer, Watkins Beat Spanish Invaders at Liffey Descent. With Results Summary

In a thrilling finish to the Liffey Descent, Salmon Leap’s Gary Mawer  and Barry Watkins out-sprinted the Spanish boat of  Luis Amado-Perez Blanco and Miguel Llorens Lopez  to win  by just ten seconds in 1 hrs 48 mins 39 secs for the 17-mile course from Straffan to Islandbridge. After the heavy rain of the previous […]

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Minority Report: Paracanoeist Paddy Paddles into History

CANOEING: Patrick O’Leary became the first Paracanoeist to represent Ireland internationally when he competed at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Portugal. O’Leary finished fourth in his K1 200m heat to qualify for the final, where he finished ninth. Irish Olympian Andrzej Jezierski finished sixth in the men’s C1 200m in 42.631 seconds. He was […]

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